Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
June 2016

June 2016: Summer bloom has arrived. Garden is alive with butterflies, frogs, fish, dragonflies, and hummingbirds.

Notables include: abutilon, aesculus, alstroemeria, anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), azalea occidentalis, beschorneria, bidens, billbergia, boronia ‘carousel’, Mt. Etna broom, brugmansia, buddleia, calandrinia, calycanthus occidentalis, campanula, cantua, cestrum, chiranthodendron pentadactylon (Monkey’s Hand Tree), cistus, clematis, conifers of all kinds, coral tree, cosmos, dahlias, daylilies, dichroa febrifuga, dietes bicolor, dogwoods, dyckia, echium, euphorbia, fuchsia, geraniums, geum, grevillea, hebe, helianthemum, ‘Hercules’ lilies, hydrangeas, hypericum, Impatiens glandulifera iris, leucadendron, leucospermum, libertia, linaria, lunaria, lupin, mathiasella, mullein, nicotiana, oenothera speciosa, palms, penstemon, philadelphis, pholmis, phygelius, physocarpus, poppies, puya alpestris, rose campion, roses, salvia, sambucus, symphytum (“comfrey”), teucrium, verbena, viburnum, voodoo lily, wachendorfia, watsonia, and westringia.

Photos: Voodoo Lily, Blue Puya, Cornus Capitata Dogwood, Monkey Hand Tree.

Blue Puya at Western Hills Garden
Monkey Hand Tree at Western Hills Garden
Voodoo Lily at Western Hills Garden
Cornus Capitata at Western Hills Garden

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